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AEW Fyter Fest, Cody Chair Shot, Heyman + Bischoff Take Over WWE TV (Ep. 738)

BTR podcast July 3, 2019

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss AEW Fyter Fest, pros and cons of the show, and the Cody chair shot gone wrong, and Fight for the Fallen going head-to-head with EVOLVE on the WWE Network. Then they discuss Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff becoming the executive directors for Raw and SmackDown and the many questions surrounding that, why Paul Levesque ...

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AEW Presser, WWE Business + Future on Fox, Rumor Mongering | Between The Ropes (Ep. 715)

Brian Fritz is joined by Mike Sempervive to talk about the All Elite Wrestling press conference, its relationship with AAA, new signings including Kenny Omega, and matches announced for the Double or Nothing show. Plus, the discuss the WWE fiscal quarter and yearly report, SmackDown on Fox or possibly on FS1 along with NXT, rumor mongering about possible talent signings, ...

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‘Fresh Start’ Coming to WWE, TLC, The Elite + All Elite (Ep. 708)

Brian Fritz and Spencer Davies discuss WWE TLC, the ‘fresh start’ coming to WWE, what changes they would like to see happen and what they think will actually happen, the six call-ups from NXT and where they could each land, ROH Final Battle, The Elite leaving the company and All Elite Wrestling, along with your questions. Enjoy what we do? Support ...

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‘All In’ Hits its Mark, WWE TV, Undertaker vs. HBK Again?

Brian Fritz is joined by Justin Barrasso of SI.com to discuss the ‘All In’ event, the spirit of the entire weekend, if there will be another one, what effect the show could have on the wrestling business, and other fallout involved The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega, and Cody. Then, Brian talks about the week in WWE TV from both ‘RAW’ and ‘SmackDown’, the ...

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Paul Heyman Performance + Pairing, Pancake Power and Free Agent Rumors

Brian Fritz and Joe Roderick discuss Paul Heyman’s dramatic performance on RAW and who he could be paired with next along with SummerSlam scenarios, a pancake story from attending SmackDown, the super-sized SummerSlam card, big names including Kenny Omega, Daniel Bryan, The Young Bucks, and Shinsuke Nakamura possibly becoming free agents, All In on WGN and its lineup, and an ...

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Tragic Weekend, Brock Lesnar on WWE TV, Daniel Bryan, + NJPW G1 Update

Brian Fritz is joined by Mike Sempervive to discuss the passing of “Grandmaster Sexay” Brian Christopher, Nikolai Volkoff, and Brickhouse Brown, Brock Lesnar returning to WWE TV, who Paul Heyman could align himself with, how badass Samoa Joe has been, the future of Elias and Daniel Bryan, other “RAW” and “SmackDown” happenings from the past week, and how the NJPW G1 ...

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WWE Raw and SmackDown After Mania, Brock Lesnar Contract Controversy

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about the post-WrestleMania editions of Raw and SmackDown including NXT call-ups including Ember Moon, Authors of Pain, No Way Jose, and Iconic, the returns of Jeff Hardy and Bobby Lashley, and the start of Ronda Rousey versus Stephanie McMahon. Plus, they discuss Brock Lesnar’s contract and the Universal Championship situation, Roman Reigns’ insider promo and ...

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Elimination Chamber Reax, Reigns “Shoots” On Lesnar, Ronda Rousey Signs

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the WWE Elimination Chamber including Roman Reigns winning the main event, going with the hot hand rather than long-term plans, Ronda Rousey signing and her two big angles, how WrestleMania is coming together, Brock Lesnar missing RAW and Reigns “shooting” on him, if Lesnar has a future with WWE following WrestleMania, what the big ...

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WWE WrestleMania Rumors, Ronda Rousey Contract Signing, Dolph Ziggler Returns

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the upcoming Ronda Rousey signing to the RAW brand, how WWE is missing an opportunity, a potential feud with Stephanie McMahon and what her match may be at WrestleMania, where Seth Rollins and others possible fit at WrestleMania, Braun Strowman as the likable monster, the return of Dolph Ziggler and why he has been ...

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Booking John Cena, NEW IMPROVED 205 Live, Bullet Club Redefining in ’18

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the current WWE booking for John Cena leading into WrestleMania and this point in his career, RAW and SmackDown television and the difficult position of closing in on Mania but having to fill three months, the new and improved ‘205 Live’, the ‘is it real’ feud between Booker T and Corey Graves, the latest ‘what ...

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Royal Rumble & NXT TakeOver Reviews, Ronda Rousey Debuts

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Ronda Rousey making her WWE debut and what her first match might be come WrestleMania 34, one of the best Royal Rumble matches in years, NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia including the incredibly emotional Andrade Almas – Johnny Gargano match, how WrestleMania 34 is shaping up, RAW and SmackDown, the new 205 Live GM Drake Maverick, NJPW news ...

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Paige Career Ending Injury, Raw25 Speculation, Daniel Bryan Rumble Odds

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Paige’s injury that will reportedly end her WWE in-ring career, Braun Strowman being fired and re-hired in the same night on Raw, Seth Rollins brings gets his finisher back, all of the legends scheduled to appear on Raw 25 and speculation on what will happen at the big show, Daniel Bryan rumors after his Royal ...

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